Role of Venice in the 12th Century
3 pages (750 words)
Through its control of trade between these countries, the city achieved immense wealth and managed to expand their trade beyond the Adriatic Sea. Venice’s chief commerce was by sea, but trade by land was not ignored either. The city used the rivers to push trade with nearby provinces like Brenta, Bacchiglione, the Sile, the Pave, the Po, etc.